Teens & Tweens

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Practical, research-based information for parents and caregivers with tweens and teens.

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How to parent tweens and teens

Being a parent to a tween or teen can be wild. Real challenges and questions guide these articles.

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How to help kids be ready to stay home alone

Is your child ready to stay home alone? Use these videos and activities to get kids ready to stay home alone.

How parents can use technology to bond with tweens and teens

Technology can be a powerful tool for parents! Get ideas on how to use technology to bond with tweens and teens.

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Parenting Children of All Ages

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View our library of free parenting resources. Whether you’re brushing up on info about how children grow or have a specific challenge in mind, our resources are science-based and practical.

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Parenting in Five Minutes or Less

Want a quick way to learn more about your kid? Browse short videos for tips on how to parent through everyday challenges. Find 60+ videos that are five minutes or less.

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